Here is the buick 462 thats going in a 73 buick apollo. 73 455 block bored .30 over, speed pro .30 over hypereutectic pistons with 4 valve reliefs and coated skirts, about 9.5 to 1 comp. ta 310 cam, stock 73 heads slightly milled with stock valves, new springs and bowl ported. Crank and rods are original. Can't wait! should be fun! A big thanks again to Rick at HBR Competition Engines.
1973 Buick Apollo
1973 Buick apollo thats gonna get an olds 462 that was going into my 75 olds omega. The olds is now sold so I guess this will be my new street car project. Its a rolling chassis now but the body is solid and rust free.
1974 Buick Apollo GSX
1974 Buick Apollo GSX 455
--Originally 6 cyl automatic 10-bolt. Now 1970 455 Stage 1, Edelbrock b4b, John Osbourne Q-Jet, Forged Pistons, Custom Exhaust, MSD, turbo 400 switch-pitch transmission 1200-2800 stall, Frame tied, Ford 9", 3.50 Posi. Conversion performed by Tri-Shield Performance in 2004 at 51,000 original miles. Now has 59,000+. Vinyl top, chrome, stainless, and most of the interior is original. Repainted once in original color and had GSX decal package reproduced from the originals prior to stripping the car. Its been a good dependable cruiser.
Buick Big Block 455 rebuilding
This is how my garage looks in the moment.
My Buick GS on his way to a "HEMI-Killer" and a friends Buick powerd Tempest "GTO".
Both are waiting to be fired up.
It`s nice to have 15000 ccm in his garage, even if they need a "little work"
My Buick get`s :
T/A Performance Cam
Hyper pistons 23CC
800CFM Holley DP
buick GS 455 stage 1 first startup on engine stand
This is the first startup of my 455 stage 1 after rebuild! It crashed few months ago :((.
Exhausts on this teststand are the stock cast headers. carb is a beautyfull barry grant 850 demon on an edelbrock 455 performance intake. cam is a SP 1165R, 112LC. Later, we replaced it with a stock GS cam for smoother running. TA 1.65 red roller rockers. heads flowed and ported. SP/FM hypereutectic pistons. Kenne Bell valve covers. they look kinda cool, don't they?
This should push around 390HP with the stock cam and around 430HP with the SP cam! runs like a baby :). listen!
1980 ProTouring TA 640+HP - Restore a muscle Car, Overseas Project
One of the two 1980 ProTouring Trans Ams we are putting the finishing touches on for a client overseas! Just a quick little video of the TA in the shop parking lot! We will be posting a lot more video and pictures of these cars over the next couple weeks! Full DSE suspension, minitub, Year One Billet Snowflake wheels, custom Phoenix Graphix Decals, emblems, Big Block motor pushing over 640HP with Super Street Figher turbo 400 Transmissions! www.RESTOREaMUSCLECAR.com